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Table 8 Spoke to someone about death of relative

From: Dying in acute hospitals: voices of bereaved relatives

Spoke to someone about feelings around death Yes, found it helpful Yes, found it unhelpful No, did not, but would have liked to Did not wish to speak with anyone Total
16.5% (57) 1.4% (5) 28.6% (99) 53.5% (185) 346
Professional spoken to Doctor Nurse Social Worker / Bereavement Counsellor Chaplain Don’t Know/Other
28.2% (29) 24.3% (25) 29.1% (30) 11.7% (12) 6.7% (7)